Choosing a settlement agent

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A property settlement agent or solicitor ensures all the conditions of the sale of property contract are fulfilled.

This fact sheet provides general information about choosing a settlement agent or solicitor along with their respective roles in a property transaction.

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Last updated 27 May 2014

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